Review: Melissa McCarthy in 'Superintelligence'

It's a demonstrably difficult task to find a comic screen partner worthy of standing opposite Melissa McCarthy, so you have to appreciate “Superintelligence" for throwing in the towel. ...

The pandemic is changing Hollywood, maybe forever

NEW YORK (AP) — “No New ‘Movies’ Till Influenza Ends” blared a New York Times headline on Oct. 10, 1918, while the deadly second wave of the Spanish Flu was unfolding. A century late...

The pandemic is changing Hollywood, maybe forever

NEW YORK (AP) — “No New ‘Movies’ Till Influenza Ends” blared a New York Times headline on Oct. 10, 1918, while the deadly second wave of the Spanish Flu was unfolding. A century late...

Apple-Movies-Top-10

Apple TV app - Movies US charts: 1. The New Mutants 2. Unhinged 3. Iron Mask 4. My Cousin Vinny 5. A Rainy...

Keep the mask: A vaccine won't end the US crisis right away

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t even think of putting the mask away anytime soon. Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probabl...

Hong Kong to issue special stamps in honor of kung fu legend Bruce Lee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hongkong Post announced Monday (Nov. 23) that it is planning to release a special stamp collection this week in honor of the late Chinese American kung fu master Bruce...

Amazon Singapore Previews Black Friday Cyber Monday Deals

Shop and save even more holiday deals this Black Friday on November 27 through Cyber Monday on November 30, as Amazon releases thousands of deals with deep discounts and extra savings on a wide select...

Bruce, the last ‘Jaws’ shark, docks at the Academy Museum

Bruce, the fiberglass shark made from the “Jaws” mold, is ready for his close-up. The 1,208 pound, 25-foot-long, 45-year-old shark, famous for being difficult to work with on the set of Steven Spielbe...

President Tsai invites people to go to the cinema

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her congratulations to the winners of the 57 Golden Horse Awards following the end of the film awards ceremony in Taipei on Saturday and invited people to go to ...

Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi named best lead actor at Golden Horse Awards

Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi (莫子儀) won the best leading actor prize at the 57th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday for his portrayal of a gay man suspected of murdering his boyfriend's mother in the...

Retailers brace as virus bears down on consumers and economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — LaTonya Story is every retailer’s worst fear. With the viral pandemic re-surging through the country and the economy under threat, Story has decided to slash her ho...

Top Thanksgiving dining options in Taipei for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those longing for a Thanksgiving dinner in Taipei in 2020, including turkey with all the fixings, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that offer e...

Museum in southern Taiwan to give away Christmas medical masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chimei Museum in Tainan is planning to give away Christmas-themed face masks to visitors as part of its "Christmas Weekends" celebration on Dec. 12, 13, 19, and ...

Isolated for months, island crew sees pandemic for 1st time

HONOLULU (AP) — Just as the coronavirus pandemic began to take hold, in February, four people set sail for one of the most remote places on Earth — a small camp on Kure Atoll, at the edge of the uninh...

In McQueen's 'Small Axe,' an epic of West Indian heritage

NEW YORK (AP) — For Steve McQueen, bringing back the London of his childhood began with remembering the scents of his youth. In “Small Axe,” McQueen’s ambitious five-film anthology a...